Unveil the secret to a perfected, long lasting, luminous base that keeps your makeup looking flawless all day long. It's all about the skin prep. Here are the top-picks for smooth, plump and soft skin that will become a regular part of your regime.
Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta AHA/BHA Daily Cleansing Gel
This incredibly hard-working cleanser with alpha-beta acids provides plenty of bang for your buck, slaying away makeup, dirt and oil to leave pores gratifyingly clean, clear and small. Skin will be left smooth, toned and balanced, the perfect canvas for foundation.
Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Hydro-Mist
A serum-mist hybrid that works to instantly refresh, boost luminosity and hydrate skin with every use and help support the skin's moisture barrier for a smoother looking complexion. A few sprays will soothe and perk up your skin and reboot tired looking make-up too.
Ren Radiance Perfecting Serum
Massage a few drops of this serum onto face and neck every morning after cleansing. It leaves your skin feeling radiant and smooth. The hit of hydration also plumps-up skin, smoothing any fine lines to create the perfect canvas for foundation. Tip: add an extra drop into your favourite foundation to really boost brilliance for the day ahead.
Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream
This breakthrough moisturiser combines an unprecedented array and concentration of signal peptides, supportive amino acids, and pygmy waterlily for immediate improvement in the appearance of skin's tone, texture and firmness. It will leave your skin soft, supple and plump and also has great slip so that makeup literally glides on top.
Tatcha The Water Cream
Fast-absorbing and non-greasy, this lightweight, gel-like cream from Tatcha is another great moisturiser for the lit-from-within look. It also reduces the appearance of pores to an instantly dewy base for makeup.